Join our team as a junior behavioural practitioner
Specialisations: Research, analysis, writing, and editing
The Gravity team is looking for a new junior behavioural practitioner to join us on our journey in making the world a better place through behavioural design. We are a behavioural design consultancy that uses behavioural science to give our clients a richer understanding of how people make decisions and the factors that influence them. This enables us to design and optimise our clients' products and services.
Who should apply?
Candidates with a background in some form of academic research (in English specifically).
Candidates who are passionate about understanding how people think and behave (psychology, sociology, anthropology, marketing)
Candidates who are interested in helping people make better decisions.
Candidates with 1-3 years experience in a writing role.
Candidates who have a tertiary qualification in languages and communication, copywriting, journalism, marketing, psychology, sociology, anthropology or similar field in English.
Candidates who are based in Cape Town.
What skills should you have?
Proficiency with the core Microsoft word, Google Docs and Squarespace advantageous.
The ability to read and understand scientific literature (academic journal articles, other white papers, literature reviews, and business reports).
Be able to comprehend complex information and translate this into plain English.
Ability to proofread existing texts as well as create content for blogs, email campaigns, reports, presentations and websites from scratch.
Pay attention to detail.
Be a strong team player.
Be able to manage time and outputs effectively.
An obsession with human behaviour, how it works and how to change it.
What will you be working on?
Creating and copy checking reports (based on literature and behavioural insights)
Creating and copy checking email campaigns (in MailChimp)
Writing blog posts
Writing copy and conceptualising content for social media posts
Copy checking and creating website copy
Copy checking and creating presentation copy
Conducting desk research (on academic platforms and others)
Conducting user research of various forms in the field
If you are interested, please fill in our online job application.
It will take you 10 - 15 minutes and require you to submit your CV.